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    November 19th, 2011LISWire aggregatorLISWire

    ~ EBSCO Publishing Releases Only Evidence-based, Point-of-care Nursing Mobile Application Available Today ~

    IPSWICH, Mass. — November 18, 2011 — EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) is announcing the release of an iPhone application for Nursing Reference Center™. This new app from EBSCO represents the only evidence-based, point-of-care nursing mobile application available today.

    The Nursing Reference Center iPhone app allows nurses to access point-of-care nursing content anytime and anywhere with EBSCO’s mobile technology. Users are able to search and browse the content quickly via their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. Available free from the iTunes App Store, Nursing Reference Center customers can take advantage of this mobile technology at no additional cost.

    Features available with the new app include the ability to navigate through topics with a table of contents, view recent or saved searches and adjust content that is being searched via a categories page. The app also provides many of the same features that users are accustomed to such as an option to sort by relevance or date, save or email an item and auto complete functionality to suggest a search.

    Nursing Reference Center offers staff nurses, nurse administrators, nursing students, nurse faculty and hospital librarians the best available and most recent clinical evidence from thousands of full-text documents. The application features more than 2,200 clinically organized quick lessons, 700 evidence-based care sheets, over 1,100 drug monographs and 1,300 Nursing Practice and Skills & Skill Competency Checklists.

    This point-of-care resource supports all five Magnet Components and is updated on a weekly basis. Nursing Reference Center also includes continuing education modules, detailed medical illustrations, the latest medical news, legal cases, research instruments, unique point-of-care reference books, and more.

    Nursing Reference Center provides relevant clinical resources to nurses and other health care professionals, directly at the point-of-care. Additional point-of-care resources offered by EBSCO Publishing include DynaMed™, Rehabilitation Reference Center™, Patient Education Reference Center™ and GIDEON™.

    About EBSCO Publishing

    EBSCO Publishing is the world’s premier database and eBook aggregator, offering a suite of more than 350 full-text and secondary research databases. Through a library of tens of thousands of full-text journals, magazines, books, monographs, reports and various other publication types from renowned publishers, EBSCO serves the content needs of all medical professionals (doctors, nurses, medical librarians, social workers, hospital administrators, etc.). The company’s product lines include proprietary databases such as CINAHL®, DynaMed™, Nursing Reference Center™, Patient Education Reference Center™, Rehabilitation Reference Center™, Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine Source™ and SocINDEX™ as well as dozens of leading licensed databases such as MEDLINE®, PsycARTICLES® and PsycINFO®. Databases are powered by EBSCOhost®, the most-used for-fee electronic resource in libraries around the world. For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing Web site at:, or contact:


    For more information, please contact:

    Kathleen McEvoy

    Public Relations Director

    (800) 653-2726 ext. 2594